'Général Kléber' rose Description
Photo courtesy of David Elliott
Medium pink Moss.
Registration name: Général Kléber
Light pink, lilac shading. Strong fragrance. 100 petals. Average diameter 4". Large, very full (41+ petals), quartered bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer. Mossed buds.
Height of 4' to 6' (120 to 185 cm). Width of 4' to 5' (120 to 150 cm).
Jean-Baptiste Kléber, French general, born 9 March 1753. While serving as administrator for Egypt, he was stabbed to death by a fanatic in Cairo 14 June 1800.